Shooting Stars Fans Favourite, Abdullahi Lawal Gets Rabiu Ali’s Blessings


Nigeria football legend, Rabiu Ali has heaped praises on Shooting Stars of Ibadan fan’s favorite, Abdullahi Lawal for his tremendous performance in the league.

The youngster had a solid game for the Oluyole Warriors in a Matchday 9 NPFL fixture against Kano Pillars last weekend.

The midfield maestro dominated the midfield against the legendary Ali who, at the end of the game hugged and took a picture with him.

A tweet on Shooting Stars’ official X account; “NPFL legend, Rabiu Ali noticed the prospects in upcoming 3SC defensive midfielder, Abdullahi Lawal.

“After the Matchday 9 game in Ibadan, the Kano Pillars’ legend hugged the player and told him: ‘You are a good player, just keep it up, you will be great.”

The creative midfielder with big movement, who won the MOTM award, got a standing ovation when he was substituted as the Ibadan-based side amassed the maximum points.